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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

BLOG: Back to School

The reforms to pensions, launched on the 6th of April, heralded a radical shift ...

Conservatives to increase IHT threshold

David Cameron has confirmed that a Conservative government would increase the in...

Pension reforms; how many will cash in?

With only a few days to go until the new UK pension regime comes into force, the...

All quiet on the pensions front?

 Some joked that UK motorways would be clogged with Lamborghinis driven by new ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The retirement savings map

Friends Life has created the UK Retirement Savings Map below, based on the savin...

The legal view on new inheritance rules

With all the discussion of impending changes to the UK pension regime, focus has...

Retiring now

Pensions…do we have lift-off?

Despite earlier reports that it was ‘all quiet on the pensions front’, the t...

FCA to probe retirement advice suitability after pension reforms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to review the suitability of retirement...

Defaqto guide helps navigate new pensions landscape

Many retirees are either unaware of or overwhelmed by the recent changes in pens...

Should you sell your annuity?

An extensively pre-promoted feature of the 2015 Budget was the extension of last...

Webb: "Underpaid pensioners must be fully compensated"

Pension providers are acting “unfairly” by short-changing savers affected by...

A million retirees have outstanding mortgages

As many as one million people approaching retirement age have an outstanding mor...

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